Lucille Marquardt

May 13, 1934 – Aug. 5, 2022


Lucille (Johnson) Marquardt, 88, of Rock Island, Illinois, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at Silver Cross Pavilion at Friendship Manor in Rock Island.

Lucille was born May 13, 1934, in Friend, a daughter of Herman and Ruth (Eurich) Johnson. She was baptized June 10, 1934, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Cordova.

Lucille attended grade school in Beaver Crossing and Immanuel Lutheran in Staplehurst. She graduated from Concordia High School in Seward and attended college there.

In 1954, she was united in marriage to Leonard Marquardt. They were blessed with six children, Timothy, Stephen, Terry, Daniel, David and Douglas.

Lucille and Leonard have lived in Staplehurst, Billings, Montana, Tinley Park, Illinois, and Rock Island.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 68 years, Leonard Marquardt, Rock Island; sons, Timothy (Kristin) Marquardt, Montgomery, Alabama, Terry (Marcia) Marquardt, Brookfield, Wisconsin, Daniel (Deborah) Marquardt, Cincinnati, Ohio, David (Denice) Marquardt, Libertyville, Illinois, and Douglas (Jacki) Marquardt, Iowa City, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brothers, Herman Johnson, Norman (Marilyn) Johnson and Maurice (Cheri) Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Stephen Marquardt; and brother, Merle Johnson.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Island. Inurnment will take place at Our Redeemer Lutheran Cemetery, Staplehurst, on Friday, Aug. 12. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in care of the Lutheran Hour Ministries or Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rock Island.